Human Services Schools
In Portland, Oregon

In Portland, there are 4 human services schools where human services faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of human services and human services education in Portland, which includes human services training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Human Services
  • Masters degree in Human Services
  • PhD degree in Human Services


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Human Services Employment

Portland 6,730
Oregon 13,420

Exactly 6,730 of Oregon's 13,420 human services professionals work in Portland. There has been a 7% decline in the number of human services professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of human services professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Human Services employment growth

12,370 11,110 11,680 11,880 13,420
7,210 6,580 5,590 6,520 6,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Human Services VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$36,674 $37,754 $39,976 $42,292 $43,230
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for human services professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 Portland human services professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,230. Four years earlier in 2006, human services professionals in Portland made an average salary of $36,674 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Portland

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Human services professionals make a median salary of $41,664 per year in Portland. The 10% of human services professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,818 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,752 per year.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Portland

Mental Health
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average human services professional salaries in Portland are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Services schools in Portland


There are 4 accredited human services schools in the city. Many of Portland's human services professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Human Services Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's human services schools offer 6 human services degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Human Services Degrees In Portland


Approximately 266 students graduated from human services courses in 2010.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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